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Army chief joins celebrations on veteran’s 100th birthday

Army chief joins celebrations on veteran’s 100th birthday
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Army chief joins celebrations on veteran’s 100th birthday, One of the oldest surviving veterans of the Indian Army, Brigadier (Justice) DM Sen (Retd), had a special visitor on his 100th birthday on Wednesday.

New Delhi: One of the oldest surviving veterans of the Indian Army, Brigadier (Justice) DM Sen (Retd), had a special visitor on his 100th birthday on Wednesday.
Army chief Dalbir Singh Suhag and his wife Namita with Brigadier (Justice) D M Sen (retd)
Army chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag drove down to Defence Colony along with his wife Namita to wish D.M. Sen, the first Indian Judge Advocate General (JAG) of Indian Army.

Brig (Justice) Sen is one of the architects of the military law. A graduate in law from London's King's College, he was enrolled in the British Army in the Royal Scots at the outbreak of World War II.

After two months, he was commissioned into the Indian Army as officer cadet on November 15, 1942.

He went on to become Indian Army's first JAG, a post he occupied from April 1, 1948 to February 7, 1957, and during which he shaped the military law. After retirement, he was appointed as judge of Guahati High Court.

He also revised the Indian Army act, 1911.

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